79 Holding out

In some circumstances, parties who are not even partners may find themselves liable for the debts of a partnership as if they were. Where a person represents himself by words or conduct as a partner in a particular firm, or knowingly allows himself to be so represented, and a third party gives credit to the firm on the faith of that representation, the person who is the subject of the representation will be liable to that creditor as if he were a partner of the firm1. This is true whether or not the representation has been made

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